April 11, 2014

Congratulations to Elias Bloom won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.  For more info go to:  https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/Login.do   Congratulations to Mu Qiao who passed her final exam on April 7th.  She is advised by John Stark.   Congratulations to Amber Vinchesi who passed her PhD final exam Friday, April 11.  She is advised by Doug Walsh. … » More ...

April 4, 2014

Congratulations!  The Entomology Graduate Student Association has been selected as a 2014 recipient for the prestigious WSU President’s Award for Leadership!  This organization's leadership, engagement and commitment to the community makes The Entomology Graduate Student Association deserving of this honor. We are cordially invited to the Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction (LEAD) Program on… » More ...

March 28, 2014

Congratulations to Karol Krey who passed her PhD Preliminary Exam on March 28, 2014.  Karol is advised by Bill Snyder.    Congratulations to our Spring Award Winners: Entomology Student Support Fund “Research Award”: Ivan Milosavljevic Howard and Hermina Hallgarth “Paper of the Year”: Rebecca Schmidt Robert and Mary Lou Harwood “Student of the Year Award”:… » More ...

March 21, 2014

EGSA INSECT EXPO is this Saturday March 22, from 9 AM -1 PM at the Ensminger Pavilion.  Come join the fun! Robbie Zinna’s work was cited in a National Geographic-Phenomena on March article titled:  The Mystery of the Sea Unicorn  by Carl Zimmer.  To read this interesting  article go to:  http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/03/18/the-mystery-of-the-sea-unicorn/. Karol Krey will be… » More ...

March 14, 2014

Congratulations to Ivan Milosavljevic who successfully passed his PhD oral prelim on March 11, 2014.  We will welcome Robert Orpet in the Fall as a new PhD student who will be working with David Crowder and Vince Jones.  He is our department’s first ARCS Fellowship student.  Students planning to defend this semester are reminded that… » More ...

March 7, 2014

We received word that Brandon Hopkins earned 2nd place in the oral presentation at the 2014 William R. Wiley Expo, and Alix Whitener also place 2nd place in the poster presentation.   Brandon will receive a $500 award and Alix will receive a $400 award.  Congratulations for a job well done! If you plan to take… » More ...

February 28, 2014

Brandon Hopkins, Karol Krey, Ivan Milosavljevic, Rebecca Schmidt, Paul Chisholm & Amber Vinchesi were participants in this year’s Wiley Expo in Feb. 21, in the Ag & Natural Science –Oral Presentations category and Herma Amalia & Alix Whitener Poster Presentation category.  Winners will be announced next week.  ANNOUNCEMENTS: WSU Instructor Appreciation Day at the Bookie… » More ...

February 21, 2014

The installation of the new desks will be complete and students housed in 348J can move back into their office on Monday.  Important deadlines: Priority registration for summer 2014 semester begins on March 3rd. Priority registration for Fall 2014 begins on April 11.  Deadline to apply for a graduate degree is March 7th. Deadline for… » More ...

February 14, 2014

PBESA Student Travel Awards deadline is February 15, 2014. See attachment for details.    http://www.entsoc.org/Pacific/2014-esa-pacific-branch-annual-meeting.  Registrations for the $125 early bird group rate at the Marriot Univ. Park Hotel, ends on March 17th.  ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Feb. 19th colloquium speaker will be Megan Taylor. Her talk is titled:  Old World Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Populations: A Genetic… » More ...